Round Trip Dubrovnik Luxury Cruise

Trip Length

7 Nights

Tour Type

Cruise

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Overview

Spend 8 unforgettable days roaming the pearlescent beauty of South Dalmatia, where you will experience breathtaking landscapes, including National Parks, authentic Mediterranean cuisine in autochthonous settings, and quality leisure time (among other perks).

You will commence your exploration in Dubrovnik, where you will have the chance to taste local rural specialities in a beautiful ranch atmosphere. Be frozen in time with a stroll through awe-inspiring Mljet National Park, filled with tranquillity as a preparation for the magical Makarska Riviera, where a swim stop will remedy your weary sun-drenched mind.

Indulge in live dinner entertainment as you get ready for a new day on Brač island, where you will try your skills in masonry workshops. Later on, immerse yourself in the busy city of Split, where a guided tour will take you through the city’s UNESCO-protected history as you prepare for stunning Golden horn beach on Brač island.

Save some curiosity for Korčula, known as the birthplace of Marco Polo and a point of various legends and myths. Finally, enjoy the hospitality and tradition of Dubrovnik, exploring the world-renowned cultural heritage.

Included

  • 7-night cruise in an air-conditioned cabin with en-suite bathroom
  • Arrival and departure transfers on the first and last day of the cruise (local accommodations or airport)
  • Welcome reception & cocktail
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • Three-course lunch daily + cheese and salad bar
  • Captain’s dinner with live entertainment
  • Complimentary water
  • Coffee and tea after lunch
  • Olive oil and wine tasting on board
  • Abundant fresh fruit
  • Professional Tour manager
  • Visitors’ taxes & port fees
  • Luggage handling
  • Daily cabin service and towel change
  • midweek bed linen change
  • Complimentary wi-fi onboard
  • Guided walking tours of towns: Korčula, Split, Dubrovnik, Hvar
  • One-way bus transfer from Dubrovnik port to the Old Town Dubrovnik for sightseeing
  • Dubrovnik cable car fee
  • Linđo – traditional and authentic Croatian Folklore Ensemble with return transfer
  • Heritage dinner in Smokovljani with transfer
  • Stonemasonry workshop entrance fee
  • Mljet National Park entrance fee

Itinerary

Check-in from 1 PM at Gruž harbor (late arrivals can join in Slano), departure at 2 PM for the small village of Slano on the mainland, a peaceful fishermen’s village. Enjoy authentic village dinner in Smokovljani and taste all the specialties this rural area has to offer. As part of their property, there is a ranch with animals and the old stone threshing floor surrounded by olive trees, figs and other autochthonic plants in all the beauty of nature, where you can hear the voice of crickets and birds chirping.

Overnight in Slano.

Morning departure towards the island and National Park of Mljet. Lunch on board. Free time to enjoy the salt lakes in the National Park and enjoy the sun and sea on this tranquil island. The large lake is situated inside the Mljet National Park (entrance included), and in the middle one can visit an old abbey and church, or just use a canoe to roam around the lakes in the National Park. Bicycles can also be rented to cycle around the paths surrounding the lakes.

Overnight in Mljet.

Early morning departure towards Makarska, the famous tourist destination with many restaurants and bars and a beautiful promenade along the famous beach. Enjoy the magic of Makarska Riviera and be sure to take a walk along the city streets – there’s an abundance of churches and other cultural sites. Afternoon swim at one of the wonderful beaches. In the evening, the Captain’s dinner with live entertainment on board.

Overnight in Makarska.

After breakfast, cruise towards Pučišća, a typical Mediterranean place, situated on the northern side of Brač island at the bottom of a deep bay. This village is home to the world-famous white stone of Brač. Visit one of the few stone masonry workshops left in Europe. Afterwards, cruise towards Split and arrive in the afternoon. Split is, a busy university and maritime town and the capital of the Dalmatia region. Its old town is under UNESCO protection, Join a guided tour of the city upon arrival. This historical town under UNESCO world heritage protection will knock you off your feet with its abundance of things to see and do and with its unique lively atmosphere.

Overnight in Split.

Early morning departure towards the island of Brač and the town Bol, best known for its famous Zlatni rat beach (Golden horn), a natural phenomenon that with its distinct shape and form dominates other beaches of Croatia. Directional winds and waves cause the shape of the beach to often change. Afterwards, the next destination is Hvar, the longest island in the Adriatic. While joining the guided tour, visit the magnificent Renaissance cathedral with its original tower, the oldest community theatre in Europe which was founded here in 1612 and other sites. Hvar offers plenty of restaurants, bars cafes and clubs, open long into the night. Hvar is often referred to as the sunshine and jet-set island.

Overnight in Hvar.

The journey continues towards the Korčula island best known as the birthplace of Marco Polo. Stop for lunch in one of the secluded bays en route. Early afternoon arrival in Korčula followed by a guided walking tour of the enchanting town fortified by walls. Korčula treasures more legends, tales and monuments than any other place, discover some wandering along the herringbone pattern streets. Korčula has an abundant choice of restaurants for a great gourmet experience and there are many bars and clubs for those looking for evening entertainment.

Overnight in Korčula.

Departure towards Dubrovnik with breakfast en route. Enjoy the unforgettable natural beauty along the coast towards Dubrovnik which was referred to as “heaven on earth” by the famous writer George Bernard Shaw. Lunch on board and arrival in Dubrovnik in the early afternoon. Join the guided tour of the city. Meander through the narrow, car-free limestone streets – worn smooth under the soles of centuries of pedestrians, exploring the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architecture. Take the cable car from the Old Town to the Srđ Mountain to enjoy scenic views of the mighty ramparts and of the Elaphiti Islands (ticket included). In the evening enjoy the traditional and authentic Croatian song and dance performance by the Linđo Folklore Ensemble.

Overnight in Dubrovnik.

One last breakfast onboard followed by goodbyes with the crew and new friends, before they see you off. Transfer to the airport or your local accommodations.

You must vacate your cabin by 9 AM but note that if your departure transfer is later than this you can leave your luggage onboard until it’s time for your transfer.

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